An Afghan cleric has been arrested after marrying a six-year-old girl who he claims was given to him as a “gift” by her parents. Mohammad Karim, 60, says the girl was a ‘religious offering’ but now her parents are insisting he kidnapped her.
The Afghan Constitution allows for Sharia law under which children can be married. Karim was arrested, not for marrying the young girl, but on kidnapping charges.
The Muslim leader claims the marriage happened in the holy month of Ramadan with 40 people at the ceremony including the girl’s mother and father. Continue reading
One terrorist involved in the horrific Paris attacks has been identified as registered ‘refugee’ on Leros Island in October. He was found to be carrying a Syrian passport.
Last month, Lebanese education minister Elias Bou Saab sent a warning to British Prime Minister David Cameron that 2 of every 100 refugees coming into Europe were ISIS fighters.
The passport was found on the terrorist who blew himself up outside the soccer stadium in the bloody attack in Paris. Continue reading
“I don’t think people should be going there and coming back and saying how it affected them. I think somehow we should all know that these people are hanging on by the skin of their teeth,” commented Mr. Clooney to CNN’s Larry King via satellite from the front lawn of the White House.”
On Monday morning, A+ list actor George Clooney was invited to the White House to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Darfur with President Barack Obama.
George is a U.N. Messenger of Peace and he reportedly asked the president to appoint a full-time, White House regional envoy.
He also called for China to set aside its business interests in the region and pressure Sudan to prevent atrocities.
Peacemaker George said he also told the president of his visit to camps in Chad where 250,000 Darfur refugees live.